Privacy Policy

The Thinkery is firmly commitment to the privacy of our guests, visitors, supporters and Members. We do not collect personally identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. This policy is your guide to how we will handle information we learn about you from your visit to our website.

Use of Links  
Within our website, we may provide links to other servers which may contain information of interest to our readers. We take no responsibility for, and exercise no control over, the organizations, views, or accuracy of the information contained on other servers. Creating a text link from your website to our site does not require permission. If you have a link you'd like us to consider adding to our website, please send an email to with the subject "Link request."

Use of Text and Images    
If you would like to publish information that you find on our website, please send your request to Where text or images are posted on our site with the permission of the original copyright holder, a copyright statement appears at the bottom of the page. 

This website is designed to be accessible to visitors with disabilities, and to comply with federal guidelines concerning accessibility. We welcome your comments. If you have suggestions on how to make the site more accessible, please contact us at

Reading or Downloading  
We collect and store only the following information about you: the name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example, if you are connecting via a Time Warner Cable network or AT&T network), the date and time you access our site, and the Internet address of the website from which you linked to our site.

We use the information we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, and to help us make our site more useful to visitors.

Contact Information and Donations  
If you complete the online profile update form and share your personally identifying information, this information will be used only to provide you with more targeted content. We may use your contact information to send further information about our organization or to contact you when necessary. You may always opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the "Opt Out" section below.

When supporting the Thinkery, whether through donations or membership, we will ask that you provide personal information to us, including name, address, email, and phone number. This information will be used to correspond with you regarding your support. We will never sell your personal information. We will occasionally share Member information, specifically names and addresses (we will never share your giving history, phone number or email address) with like-minded nonprofit organizations. To request that your name and address not be shared, please send an email request to

Sending us an Email  
You also may decide to send us personally identifying information, for example, in an electronic mail message containing a question or comment, or by filling out a Web form that provides us this information. We use personally identifying information from email primarily to respond to your requests. We may forward your email to other staff members who are better able to answer you questions. We may also use your email to contact you in the future about our programs that may be of interest.

We will not obtain personally identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. Except as might be required by law, we do not share any information we receive with any outside parties.

If you sign up for one of our email lists, we will only send you the kinds of information you have requested. We will never share your email address with any outside parties.

Kids and Privacy  
For children who visit our site, special rules apply. We do not request personal information about children, such as first and last name or street address and city. When kids send email to us, their online contact information (email address) is not used to re-contact them and is not maintained in retrievable form.

Opt-Out or Change Your Contact Information  
Every piece of email corresponondence provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving electronic communication from us. You may choose to receive only specific communications or none at all. You may also update your contact information previously provided to us through another online form. You can not remove yourself from our database, but you can prevent unwanted communication.

Photo Policy  
Periodically, the Thinkery takes photographs and video of museum visitors and activities for use in web and social media material. These photos and videos do not identify visitors (unless given expressed consent), and are used to highlight Thinkery exhibits and events as well as our museum mission and key values. With admission into the Thinkery, you give permission to the museum for the recording of photographs and/or video of yourself and your dependents. You grant the Museum all rights to post these images on our social media, and other purposes which advance the overall mission of the museum. All rights to the photographs and video belong to the Museum. If you want a photograph or video removed of yourself or dependents on any of our web channels, please contact us at

Questions about our policies  
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, you can contact us at

Visit Us!


at the Meredith Learning Lab
1830 Simond Ave
Austin, Texas 78723

Monday: Closed for general admission.
               Baby Bloomers 9 am-12 pm
Tuesday - Friday, Sunday: 10 am-5 pm
Saturday: 10 am-6 pm
Community Night Wednesday: 4 pm-8 pm

Visitors: $12
Ages 0-23 months: FREE

Contact Us!